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John Baker
Birthdate: 1/20/1981 (33 y, 10 m, 28 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/215     Position: C
Drafted: 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 4, Pick: 26, Overall: 128, Team: Oakland Athletics
Contract: $0.2M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: The Cubs declined to tender Baker to a contract, the Chicago Sun-Times' Gordon Wittenmyer reports. (12/2/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Athletics (AAA)8334044938611.8 %22.6 %.113.353.273.361.386.341101    
2007Marlins (AAA)893038354129.2 %19.1 %.144.337.285.360.430.351104    
2008Marlins (AAA)5922163531110.9 %15.4 %.176.361.321.398.497.392130    
2008Marlins6123353232012.9 %20.6 %.147.367.299.392.447.366120-0.15.81.71.5
2009Marlins1124239595009.7 %21.0 %.139.332.271.349.410.33499-2.1-2.41.11.2
2010Marlins (A+)38020025.0 %12.5 %.000.400.333.500.333.415162    
2010Marlins2388076010.2 %20.5 %.064.283.218.307.282.26960-0.5-4.8-0.1-0.2
2011Marlins (A+)1239081025.6 %20.5 %.214.400.286.487.500.452182    
2011Marlins (AA)310000010.0 %50.0 %.111.250.111.200.222.20212    
2011Marlins1616001012.5 %18.8 %.000.200.154.267.154.211240.0-1.40.0-0.1
2012Padres632140171429.3 %19.2 %.041.303.238.310.280.26670-0.2-7.81.40.0
2013Dodgers (AAA)4015341417011.8 %21.6 %.098.235.203.294.301.27959    
2013Padres (AAA)416021012.5 %31.3 %.000.375.231.375.231.31080    
2013Padres1646002013.0 %26.1 %.000.214.150.261.150.20628-0.1-3.82.80.0
2014Cubs68208091509.1 %27.9 %.038.278.192.273.231.23039-1.6-15.80.8-1.0
2015Steamer239017618.6 %25.1 %.069.270.203.276.271.24954-0.2-4.81.2-0.1
Total- - -359122814124120210.3 %21.9 %.094.315.247.330.341.29981-4.5-30.27.81.5

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Athletics (AAA)83293340805619144938401772321060.273
2007Marlins (AAA)8927030377541508354128158410720.285
2008Marlins (AAA)5919322162411416353124034220212.321
2008Marlins6119723359401405323230448231600.299
2009Marlins1123734231016725095950415895221000.271
2010Marlins (A+)3682200020201000000.333
2010Marlins2378881713310769118100500.218
2011Marlins (A+)12283984220811008100100.286
2011Marlins (AA)39101010000105000000.111
2011Marlins1613162200001203001000.154
2012Padres631932144638800171420241001421.238
2013Dodgers (AAA)401331532722104141718033020001.203
2013Padres (AAA)413163300021205100000.231
2013Padres16404666000026012000400.150
2014Cubs68182208352870091519358223300.192
2015Steamer2380901612301768123111 10.203
Total- - -35910761228266194571141241201271526910783221.247

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Athletics (AAA)11.8 %22.6 %0.52.273.361.386.747.1135.3.353 1.2430.5.341101
2007Marlins (AAA)9.2 %19.1 %0.48.285.360.430.789.1442.8.337 0.4421.7.351104
2008Marlins (AAA)10.9 %15.4 %0.71.321.398.497.896.1763.4.361 -0.7398.9.392130
2008Marlins12.9 %20.6 %0.63.299.392.447.839.1471.5.3670.1-0.2357.3.366120
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300    .328 
2009Marlins9.7 %21.0 %0.46.271.349.410.759.1391.9.332-1.8-0.3521.7.33499
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2010Marlins (A+)25.0 %12.5 %2.00.333.500.333.833.0002.6.400 0.010.6.415162
2010Marlins10.2 %20.5 %0.50.218.307.282.589.0643.2.283-0.5-0.16-3.7.26960
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Marlins (A+)25.6 %20.5 %1.25.286.487.500.987.2144.8.400 0.083.7.452182
2011Marlins (AA)10.0 %50.0 %0.20.111.200.222.422.1110.1.250 0.00-1.1.20212
2011Marlins12.5 %18.8 %0.67.154.267.154.421.0000.1.200 0.00-1.3.21124
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Padres9.3 %19.2 %0.49.238.310.280.590.0412.6.3030.1-0.216-8.5.26670
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Dodgers (AAA)11.8 %21.6 %0.55.203.294.301.595.0981.5.235 -0.511-7.8.27959
2013Padres (AAA)12.5 %31.3 %0.40.231.375.231.606.0002.0.375 0.02-0.4.31080
2013Padres13.0 %26.1 %0.50.150.261.150.411.0000.1.2140.00.01-3.9.20628
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Cubs9.1 %27.9 %0.33.192.273.231.504.0380.6.278-1.4-0.210-12.8.23039
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299    .310 
2015Steamer8.6 %25.1 %0.34.203.276.271.547.0692.8.270-0.1-0.15-4.2.24954
Total- - -10.3 %21.9 %0.47.247.330.341.671.0942.1.315-3.5-1.0121-21.2.29981

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2008Marlins1.9024.7 %49.3 %26.0 %7.7 %12.8 %4.1 %66.7 %
2009Marlins1.5719.6 %49.1 %31.2 %4.5 %10.1 %5.0 %0.0 %
2010Marlins2.0722.0 %52.5 %25.4 %0.0 %0.0 %3.2 %0.0 %
2011Marlins8.0010.0 %80.0 %10.0 %0.0 %0.0 %12.5 %0.0 %
2012Padres1.9821.2 %52.3 %26.5 %5.0 %0.0 %6.3 %50.0 %
2013Padres1.0021.4 %39.3 %39.3 %9.1 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %
2014Cubs1.7425.6 %47.2 %27.2 %2.9 %0.0 %5.1 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.7621.9 %49.8 %28.3 %4.8 %6.1 %5.2 %21.4 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2008Marlins7439373332368545913
2009Marlins140895647306259701595
2010Marlins3115130110130209339
2011Marlins8110110283967
2012Padres7940322521307490797
2013Padres1111611007498172
2014Cubs5934321340311505816
Total- - -4022291771121143184328564699

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2008Marlins1.06-3.734.8015.511.531.061.0741.15-0.14
2009Marlins0.28-7.477.756.890.751.062.34100.220.04
2010Marlins-0.63-1.590.97-5.22-0.520.921.993-0.41-0.27
2011Marlins-0.12-0.280.16-0.76-0.091.151.2915-0.220.11
2012Padres-0.61-3.813.19-6.37-0.680.981.419-0.680.05
2013Padres-0.26-0.800.54-3.74-0.450.941.623-0.440.17
2014Cubs-1.14-3.432.30-9.03-0.990.941.1312-1.260.05
Total- - --1.41-21.1119.70-2.72-0.461.011.5056-1.650.26

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2008Marlins57.9% (90.9)15.0% (82.2)2.9% (86.5)8.4% (75.0)13.1% (81.5)2.6% (84.5) 3.0%
2009Marlins60.6% (90.8)12.4% (83.2)3.1% (86.2)7.7% (75.5)13.5% (81.5)2.4% (83.4)0.4% (66.0)1.8%
2010Marlins54.8% (91.0)13.0% (84.1)5.4% (89.6)8.1% (76.6)16.6% (82.6)2.1% (84.7) 2.1%
2011Marlins62.7% (92.3)13.4% (83.8)1.5% (89.0)4.5% (77.3)14.9% (84.0)3.0% (87.5)  
2012Padres60.2% (90.8)10.0% (82.8)4.2% (86.4)12.2% (76.8)8.6% (83.2)3.4% (84.4)1.3% (77.7)1.3%
2013Padres64.5% (90.8)6.4% (81.8)5.2% (88.4)7.0% (77.5)12.8% (82.6)4.1% (81.0)  
2014Cubs63.9% (91.7)10.3% (83.4)4.2% (88.4)10.0% (77.2)9.3% (82.4)2.2% (84.7) 1.2%
Total- - -60.3% (91.0)12.0% (83.0)3.7% (87.2)9.0% (76.2)12.1% (82.0)2.6% (84.0)0.3% (73.3)1.7%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2008Marlins56.2 % 0.6 %0.2 % 1.3 %14.6 %10.0 %  15.2 %  0.4 %
2009Marlins52.6 %2.7 %2.0 %  2.9 %13.5 %7.9 %  17.3 % 0.4 %0.2 %
2010Marlins37.6 %9.2 %3.3 %0.3 % 11.2 %11.8 %7.4 % 0.6 %17.5 %   
2011Marlins32.8 %10.5 %1.5 %3.0 % 19.4 %14.9 %3.0 %  14.9 %   
2012Padres30.5 %18.4 %3.9 %4.0 % 8.4 %10.6 %11.7 %0.9 % 9.1 % 1.3 % 
2013Padres36.1 %17.4 %4.7 %2.9 % 8.1 %12.2 %5.2 %  13.4 %   
2014Cubs32.0 %16.8 %3.4 %1.4 %0.1 %13.1 %11.7 %8.2 %2.1 % 10.1 %   
Total- - -44.0 %8.4 %2.5 %1.1 %0.0 %6.3 %12.7 %8.8 %0.5 %0.0 %14.1 % 0.3 %0.2 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2008Marlins90.8 88.187.9 85.282.475.4  81.6  
2009Marlins91.089.887.5  89.583.175.8  82.2 64.4
2010Marlins91.190.089.284.3 89.783.278.6 59.683.0  
2011Marlins93.794.392.087.5 88.083.276.7  83.9  
2012Padres91.090.688.184.9 90.283.676.581.6 83.1 77.7
2013Padres90.991.088.382.9 91.181.376.8  83.6  
2014Cubs92.391.487.985.583.190.784.076.679.2 82.6  
Total- - -91.290.988.085.083.190.083.176.279.959.682.3 72.7

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2008Marlins10.5-1.2-0.9-0.60.20.3 2.06-0.88-3.38-0.820.141.34 
2009Marlins3.82.1-2.9-3.50.90.1-0.50.401.06-5.85-2.910.420.40-9.12
2010Marlins-3.42.8-1.9-0.9-2.1-0.4 -1.866.44-10.57-3.42-3.76-6.39 
2011Marlins-1.30.3-0.20.2-0.30.1 -3.083.59-24.935.42-2.986.17 
2012Padres-4.62.8-1.3-1.51.3-1.7-0.4-0.973.51-4.08-1.591.89-6.27-4.31
2013Padres-3.7-0.2-0.7-0.9-0.20.1 -3.38-1.96-8.01-7.26-1.020.88 
2014Cubs-8.5-1.3-1.4-1.3-1.50.6 -1.64-1.53-4.09-1.60-2.053.17 
Total- - --7.25.3-9.4-8.6-1.8-0.9-1.0-0.260.95-5.51-2.07-0.32-0.77-6.11

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2008Marlins7.4 -0.40.1 -0.8-0.5-0.9  2.1  
2009Marlins5.00.2-1.3  -1.2-1.3-3.2  2.7 -0.6
2010Marlins-2.41.7-0.20.8 -2.80.3-0.2 -0.3-2.8  
2011Marlins-0.5-0.30.00.1 -0.80.50.1  -0.3  
2012Padres-1.9-1.91.1-0.7 -2.40.4-0.7-0.4 0.7 -0.4
2013Padres-1.3-1.4-1.00.2 -0.3-0.3-0.5  -1.2  
2014Cubs-3.1-1.4-1.71.10.1-4.2-2.1-0.5-0.8 -1.4  
Total- - -3.3-3.0-3.41.70.1-12.5-3.0-6.0-1.2-0.3-0.1 -1.0

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2008Marlins1.46 -7.563.51 -6.55-0.40-0.95  1.55  
2009Marlins0.610.57-4.27  -2.63-0.61-2.56  0.99 -9.30
2010Marlins-1.885.46-1.7584.52 -7.480.83-0.96 -16.04-4.76  
2011Marlins-2.25-3.803.866.17 -6.274.623.86  -3.02  
2012Padres-0.79-1.283.64-2.08 -3.540.51-0.80-6.03 0.98 -4.31
2013Padres-2.11-4.79-12.144.77 -2.30-1.33-5.46  -5.16  
2014Cubs-1.20-1.03-5.959.885.36-3.95-2.24-0.76-4.61 -1.69  
Total- - -0.16-0.77-2.933.205.36-4.24-0.51-1.45-5.03-16.04-0.02 -6.18

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2008Marlins24.1 %63.9 %43.4 %60.4 %88.4 %80.4 %48.4 %54.9 %8.2 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Marlins22.1 %65.2 %42.7 %53.3 %90.1 %80.1 %47.7 %60.8 %8.2 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Marlins31.0 %69.3 %47.4 %62.1 %89.7 %79.4 %42.8 %58.0 %9.1 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Marlins31.6 %62.1 %44.8 %75.0 %77.8 %76.7 %43.3 %62.5 %10.5 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Padres25.6 %69.3 %45.1 %62.2 %90.9 %81.8 %44.6 %61.7 %7.9 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Padres18.3 %65.7 %36.8 %47.4 %93.2 %79.4 %39.2 %65.2 %8.1 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Cubs25.8 %70.6 %46.7 %60.9 %84.4 %77.4 %46.6 %61.1 %10.2 %
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -24.4 %66.8 %44.1 %58.7 %88.8 %79.8 %46.4 %59.9 %8.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Marlins27.0 %60.4 %42.9 %63.5 %89.8 %81.2 %47.6 %21.3
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Marlins25.1 %59.2 %42.3 %61.2 %88.3 %80.3 %50.3 %22.1
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Marlins31.9 %63.8 %46.4 %62.1 %89.7 %79.4 %45.5 %22.6
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Marlins18.8 %68.6 %44.8 %83.3 %75.0 %76.7 %52.2 %23.7
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Padres28.2 %61.6 %44.9 %65.8 %88.8 %81.5 %49.9 %21.4
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Padres23.4 %53.9 %37.2 %45.5 %95.2 %78.1 %45.4 %20.7
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Cubs27.5 %63.3 %46.2 %62.3 %83.5 %77.4 %52.1 %22.7
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -26.8 %60.9 %43.7 %62.4 %87.8 %79.9 %49.5 %21.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2014CubsP101.0000000000 0   .000 
Total- - -P101.0000000000 0   .000 
2008MarlinsC5954496.0402224030000 408315.991-4
2009MarlinsC10599864.0748426062101 7920535.992-9
2010MarlinsC2120178.015292020101 22615.988 
2011MarlinsC103.0200000000 00001.000 
2012PadresC5652460.1368234030000 499721.990 
2013PadresC1412106.08190000101 85071.000 
2014CubsC5551463.0437302020101 509526.996 
Total- - -C3112882570.12190135180162404 2485721109.992-13

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2014CubsP1.00  000              
Total- - -P1.00  000              
2008MarlinsC496.0-3  2 -2    180.5        
2009MarlinsC864.0-5  -2 -11    35-1.3 -7      
2010MarlinsC178.0-2  1 -1    70.4 0      
2011MarlinsC3.00  0 0    00.0        
2012PadresC460.1-2  -1 -1    28-0.5 -2      
2013PadresC106.02  0 2    6-0.1 0      
2014CubsC463.0-3  0 -1    35-0.1 -4      
Total- - -C2570.1-13  0 -14    130-1.3 -13      

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012PadresC460.10.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)0.0%    (11)0.0%     (3)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (14)
2013PadresC106.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)44.4%      (9)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (3)
2014CubsC463.00.0%      (7)0.0%    (18)16.7%    (24)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (8)
Total- - -C2570.10.0%    (10)0.0%    (20)18.2%    (44)16.7%     (6)100.0%      (5)100.0%    (25)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2009Marlins864.0163940344320233133-7
2010Marlins178.0240444658463836440
2012Padres460.154637374745393941-2
2013Padres106.0148424454374646450
2014Cubs464.065025244636223033-4
Total- - -2072.1304436344632293436-13

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2008Marlins5.9-0.1-2.54.35.81.70.57.115.21.5$6.8 
2009Marlins-0.4-2.1-6.37.4-2.41.10.712.912.31.2$5.5 
2010Marlins-4.2-0.5-1.61.5-4.8-0.10.22.6-2.1-0.2($0.9) 
2011Marlins-1.40.00.00.0-1.40.00.00.5-0.9-0.1($0.4) 
2012Padres-7.6-0.2-2.53.9-7.81.40.56.30.40.0$0.2 
2013Padres-3.7-0.11.90.9-3.82.80.01.30.40.0$0.2 
2014Cubs-14.2-1.6-3.14.0-15.80.80.35.9-8.8-1.0($5.3) 
Total- - --25.7-4.5-14.322.0-30.27.82.336.616.41.5$6.1 

  • $0.2m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 12/13/2013 (Minor League)
    • 2014: $0.2M
    • Agent / Agency: Joe Urbon of CAA Sports
    • Originally Reported By: Mark Gonzales
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $0.9m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by San Diego Padres on 1/18/2013 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2013: $0.9M
    • Agent / Agency: CAA
    • Originally Reported By: CAA
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: mlbtraderumors.com
    • Submitted by willl
  • $0.8m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by San Diego Padres on 1/18/2012 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2012: $0.8M
    • Source: chickenfriars.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 4, Pick: 26, Overall: 128
    • Team: Oakland Athletics
    • School: University of California